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Sea Turtle Festival in Tulum needs more social participation - The Yucatan Times

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:14

The Yucatan Times

Sea Turtle Festival in Tulum needs more social participation
The Yucatan Times
“In 16 years of activities, the Sea Turtle Festival requires more social participation”, said organizers Leonel Gómez Nieto, of the civil association Flora, Fauna and Culture of Mexico, who also underlined that the festival survives with few ...

90000 sea turtles hatched in Georgia this year, and that's just average - Bluffton Today

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:25

Bluffton Today

90000 sea turtles hatched in Georgia this year, and that's just average
Bluffton Today
With the loggerhead nesting season complete and only a few nests still unhatched, it's looking like an average nesting year for Georgia's most common sea turtle. Still, that amounts to 1,730 nests and more than 90,000 hatchlings recorded on barrier ...

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast - Business Insider

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:12

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast
Business Insider
By Devika Krishna Kumar. ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla. (Reuters) - When Hurricane Michael struck Florida's Panhandle, it swept away nests of threatened baby loggerhead sea turtles hatching along its sandy beaches, already damaged by previous storms and ...

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After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast - Reuters

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:10

Reuters

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast
Reuters
Almost all Gulfside Beaches in Franklin County, along Florida's “forgotten coast” of the Panhandle are dotted with sea turtle nests from May through October. “All of this is sea turtle nesting area,” said Deb Washburn, 62, a retiree and resident of ...

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:04

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast
Thomson Reuters Foundation
By Devika Krishna Kumar. ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla., Oct 17 (Reuters) - When Hurricane Michael struck Florida's Panhandle, it swept away nests of threatened baby loggerhead sea turtles hatching along its sandy beaches, already damaged by previous ...

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans - WECT

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:38

WECT

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans
WECT
OFF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Hundreds of cheering fans lined the beach, cameras in position, and kids were grinning ear to ear. That's normally the scene for a sea turtle release, but Tuesday's event on Topsail Island was not so typical.

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans - WECT

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:38

WECT

Heading home: Sea turtles released 15 miles off shore after Hurricane Florence disrupts plans
WECT
OFF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Hundreds of cheering fans lined the beach, cameras in position, and kids were grinning ear to ear. That's normally the scene for a sea turtle release, but Tuesday's event on Topsail Island was not so typical.

Maximum Attention to Sea Turtles Due to Oil Spills in the Gulf of Mexico - Maritime Herald

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 13:31

Maritime Herald

Maximum Attention to Sea Turtles Due to Oil Spills in the Gulf of Mexico
Maritime Herald
In addition to obtaining basic scientific information, the researchers seek to generate a contingency plan for oil operations that affect sea turtles and their habitats in the Gulf of Mexico, with the collaboration of representatives of research ...

Entrusting fate of turtles to millennials - Jakarta Post

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 11:09

Jakarta Post

Entrusting fate of turtles to millennials
Jakarta Post
In the mists of an early dawn on Oct. 7 at Sungai Belacan Beach, the waves rolled and crashed onto the shore. Prints of creatures are visible on the wet sand, from the shore up to the higher, greener areas. Each spans about 90 centimeters, the width of ...

Incredible Bodypainting Disguises Woman as a Swimming Sea Turtle - My Modern Met

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 15:52

My Modern Met

Incredible Bodypainting Disguises Woman as a Swimming Sea Turtle
My Modern Met
Theturtle” is seen swimming gracefully through a blue ocean until it suddenly begins to change shape, revealing the illusion. Costabiei slowly moves from her contorted position, showing her human form and how it has been painted. While one half of ...

Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches - Palm Beach Post

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 01:16

Palm Beach Post

Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches
Palm Beach Post
Researchers said strong strong winds and tides in the ocean have brought close to 60 sea turtles back to shore between Amelia Island and St. Johns County. “We get calls from these people who say, 'What should I do? What should I do?'” Eleanor Maxwell ...

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Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 01:13

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dozens of baby sea turtles wash ashore at Florida-area beaches
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Researchers said strong strong winds and tides in the ocean have brought close to 60 sea turtles back to shore between Amelia Island and St. Johns County. “We get calls from these people who say, 'What should I do? What should I do?'” Eleanor Maxwell ...

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Virginia Living Museum wishing bon voyage to adopted sea turtle - Daily Press

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 17:31

Daily Press

Virginia Living Museum wishing bon voyage to adopted sea turtle
Daily Press
Gingersnap the loggerhead sea turtle came to the Virginia Living Museum from North Carolina because she was a straggler, meaning she had problems getting to the ocean after hatching. Since then, she's really come out of her shell.

WATCH: Nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles Find Refuge at the Brevard Zoo - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 04:04

SpaceCoastDaily.com

WATCH: Nearly 300 Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles Find Refuge at the Brevard Zoo
SpaceCoastDaily.com
Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS) volunteers are transporting the turtles to the Healing Center. Individuals who find washbacks should immediately call STPS at 321-676-1701 or Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 1-888-404-3922 for ...

Sea Turtle Rescue Is Result of Training and Heart - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 19:27

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Sea Turtle Rescue Is Result of Training and Heart
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
On the other end of the line was the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, which had just received a call about a sea turtle in distress about a mile southwest of Menemsha. Mr. Stearns grabbed one of his assistants, Tyler Moreis, and headed for ...

The Island Where Sea Turtles Are Still a Delicacy - Saveur

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 18:00

Saveur

The Island Where Sea Turtles Are Still a Delicacy
Saveur
When I was eight, my family moved from Baltimore to Grand Cayman, the largest of the Cayman Islands. A few weeks after the move, my family was out for dinner at a local restaurant, where I noticed an item on the menu I'd never had and wanted to try ...
Endangered sea turtles hatch on NY beachMother Nature Network
Valley Artists Decorate Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center with MuralsKRGV

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Swim with sharks, sea turtles at Florida Aquarium's newest exhibit - ABC Action News

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:50

ABC Action News

Swim with sharks, sea turtles at Florida Aquarium's newest exhibit
ABC Action News
The Heart of the Sea swim costs $85 on top of general admission. The Waves of Wonder gallery, featuring the Heart of the Sea exhibit, is just the latest reason to visit The Florida Aquarium, which was recently voted the number three aquarium in North ...

Hundreds of sea turtles stranded by Hurricane Leslie find temporary haven at the Brevard Zoo - Orlando Sentinel

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:54

Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds of sea turtles stranded by Hurricane Leslie find temporary haven at the Brevard Zoo
Orlando Sentinel
Nearly 300 tiny green and loggerhead sea turtles are being cared for at the Brevard Zoo after Hurricane Leslie forced them back on Florida shores. Staff at the Sea Turtle Healing Center are caring for the baby “washback” turtles until conditions on the ...

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